After making an incredible run back and tackle on France striker Kylian Mbappé, Fiorentina midfielder Sofyan Amrabat had commentators, pundits, and social media users going crazy.
In the World Cup semi-final, Les Bleus held a 1-0 lead, and Mbappé appeared to be on the verge of doubling their advantage as he switched on the afterburners and sped down the left side of the field. However, he was unable to score.
Amrabat, despite this, raced back and lunged into the sliding tackle near the by-line, confirming his incredible performance throughout the tournament.
In Qatar, a few of commentators and fans on social media even referred to it as “the moment of the tournament.”
Fiorentina paid Hellas Verona €20 million to acquire him from them in January 2021, and since then, his value has easily doubled, as Liverpool, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, and Tottenham are all interested in signing him. As a result, it won’t have hurt his prospects on the transfer market in any way.
Following their victory over Morocco on Wednesday, France has secured a tantalizing World Cup final matchup versus Argentina.
Argentina defeated Croatia 3-0 to advance to the final on Sunday. Lionel Messi was outstanding in his team’s victory on Tuesday, scoring a goal and setting up another.
Before working his moment of magic and eliminating Josko Gvardiol to set up Julian Alvarez for their third goal, he thundered home a sensational penalty.
The North African nation of Morocco was defeated by France 2-0 in a tough, back-and-forth match at the Al Bayt Stadium.
Raphael Varane received praise from the crowd for his ‘line-breaking ball’ in the lead-up to Theo Hernandez’s goal, which he scored in the fifth minute.
second-half replacement After Kylian Mbappe’s attempt was diverted into his path, Randal Kolo Muani made it 2-0 with a close-range goal.
With the same ferocity as in their previous matches, Morocco, who eliminated Spain and Portugal from the tournament, was unable to defeat the reigning champions.
The World Cup final between France and Argentina will see Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi of Paris Saint-Germain going head-to-head.
Messi and Mbappe respectively have shone for France and Argentina. They are contending for the Golden Boot and Player of the Tournament, as they have each scored five goals at this World Cup.